Welcome to the website for CAMRA Scotland & Northern Ireland Branches
The aims of the Campaign for Real Ale - CAMRA are:
To protect and improve consumer rights.
To promote quality, choice and value for money.
To support the public house as a focus of community life.
To campaign for greater appreciation of traditional beers, ciders and perries as part of our national heritage and culture.
To seek improvements in all licensed premises and throughout the brewing industry
CAMRA is a non-profit, consumer organistion with over 162,917 members in the UK. The aim of this website is to act as a portal for all eleven CAMRA branches located in Scotland and Northern Ireland. With over 200 local CAMRA branches throughout the UK, CAMRA Scotland and Northern Ireland Branches (SNIB) is one of 16 regional areas and represents a steadily increasing membership in excess of 5000.
40 Years of CAMRA in Scotland
As part of the ongoing celebrations to recognise 40 years of campaigning in Scotland, members of CAMRA branches througout the country have contributed their thoughts and reminiscences resulting a unique publication. Members in Scotland will receive an electronic version via email in due course and hard copies will be available at beer festivals in Scotland during the remainder of the year. Meanwhile, an online version of the magazine can be viewed using the link below.
Scottish Pub of the Year
The three finalists in this year's Pub of the Year competition have been identified. They are, in alphabetical order, the Bandstand Bar in Nairn, the Commercial Inn in Dunfermline and the Steam Packet Inn located in the Isle of Whithorn. Congratulations to our finalists and we await the final verdict in due course.
Scotland & Northern Ireland Branches Meeting
The next meeting of SNIB will be hosted by Aberdeen & Northern Isles CAMRA on Saturday, 23rd August. The starting time for this meeting has yet to be confirmed. The venue will be Edwards in Inverurie.